Justin Fichelson

Silicon Valley - Realtor

Whether it be San Francisco or Silicon Valley, Justin Fichelson is dedicated to finding your Bay Area dream home, which is one of the main reasons Vogue has named him “San Francisco’s favorite real estate agent.” Fichelson, who grew up in San Francisco, starred on Bravo’s hit show: Million Dollar Listing San Francisco, which has made his media presence in the area and his relationships with big-name clients unmatched in his field. If he isn't selling properties in the Bay Area, Fichelson is likely scouring flea markets for antiques or spending time with eclectic groups of people to conversate, connect and expand his mind.

Q&A:

Hometown?

San Francisco.

Place you call home now (neighborhood etc)?

Buena Vista Heights.

Any notes on your education?

History Major.

Best vacation ever?

A week-long painting school in Tuscany two years ago.

Dream trip destination?

Bora Bora or the North Pole.

Favorite dinner?

Sushi.

Favorite dessert?

Anything chocolate.

Underrated food?

A perfect hamburger.

Best meal you've had at a restaurant?

Chefs tasting with wine pairing at la Bernardin in NYC.

Road trip -- three in the car with you. Living or dead. Who are they? Why?

Abraham Lincoln, Howard Stern, and Pablo Picasso. Eclectic is the primary ingredient for an interesting and fun time. Howard can carry a conversation with anyone. Pablo is eccentric and artistic and immensely talented and Abe is brilliant and wise. Perfect group to travel within a car for hours on end.

Favorite TV show as a kid?

Seinfeld.

Favorite movies?

The Third Man and The Bicycle Thief and anything Ken Burns.

Favorite bands?

Beatles, Rolling Stones.

Most impressive live performance you ever saw?

Simon and Garfunkel.

Car you’d like to drive?

*Car I will drive: 1975 Ferrari 308gt4 Dino.

Wear a watch?

Yes.

Got a favorite watch?

Rolex GMT Master II Coke bezel.

Got a dream watch?

Patek 5059 retrograde perpetual.

Summer drink of choice?

John Daly.

Winter drink of choice?

Manhattan.

Cologne?

Le Labo Santal 33.

Favorite beach?

Paloma Beach, Cap Ferrat.

Best work advice you ever got?

Persistence.

Best thing about your career?

Helping people find their dream home.

What do you do now for work? Tell us something about your work and career path.

I'm a Realtor and I represent buyers and sellers throughout San Francisco and the greater Bay Area.

Do you have any philanthropic interests/endeavors?

I am a trustee of the American Orchestra Europa Foundation and I'm a member of the Junior Committee of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Previously, I was a founding board member and treasurer of The Exploratorium Lab, which raised money for the San Francisco Exploratorium, one of the world’s premier interactive science museums.

Add anything else about yourself here that you would like the world to know about you.

HISTORY - I love history and how history shapes a place’s culture ie SF and CA. I love having discussions about history etc

PEOPLE - One of my passions is finding, connecting and spending time with eclectic and interesting people. Love curating our own crowd and hosting small gatherings with a mix of interesting people at our place on Buena Vista Heights. Interesting conversations, with guests from all over the world and from different industries i.e. artists, tech, gallerists, musicians, curators, entrepreneurs.

AUCTIONS AND FLEA MARKETS - I love architecture and design. I love antique shopping at the Paris flea market, also so relaxing to scour auctions and look for endless artifacts and antiques that I don’t need.

TRAVEL - A favorite weekend getaway is Bug Sur hands down. One of my favorite cities is London, I love eccentric britts.